The library has the tools and the staff to assist you in your genealogical research, and one such “tool” that’s very popular is our obituary request service. The Topeka Room has more than 170,000 obituaries indexed from Topeka newspapers from 1906 to present and is available 24/7 online.
This holiday season when family from near and far are in town and sitting around talking, use this time to document – maybe even fact-check – those family stories. Let the library help separate family facts from fiction. Shari Schawo, our genealogy librarian, invites you and your gang to dig through the Baker Genealogy Center’s […]
Join us Saturday October 8th from 10am to 3pm at the Kansas State Historical Society 6425 SW 6th Ave for meet Christia Cowan from Ancestry.com and learn about genealogical research and resources.
The library is loaded with resources to help you discover your family history. Read an intriguing account of one woman’s journey back through family history and learn about the library resources that helped her on her way.
The recent presidential campaign came complete with pedigrees of the candidates. Oprah Winfrey is publically delving into her family history. A television show investigates celebrities’ ancestors. Genealogy and genealogists have always been around, but now the pursuit of one’s ancestors has become even more popular, even fashionable. In Canada, two national television programs featuring genealogy are […]